Stacey Abrams coming to Charlotte and Durham for special conversation and speaking engagement

By CLTure News

May 17, 2021 (updated)

Stacey Abrams, Yale Law School graduate and former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, political leader, author, and founder of Fair Fight Action, will be in Charlotte, NC on November 17 (Ovens Auditorium) and Durham, NC on November 18 (Durham Performing Arts Center) for a speaking engagement and special event. On the 12-city tour, Abrams will engage in candid conversations and give insights on politics, leadership, entrepreneurship, and social justice with questions from the audience.

Photo: Kevin Lowery courtesy of Blumenthal Performing Arts.

Abrams gained national attention in 2018 losing a narrow Governor’s race to Brian Kemp. After accusations of voter suppression, she started the voting rights non-profit organization, Fair Fight Action.

The two-time New York Times best-selling author (Our Time is Now and Lead from the Outside) also starred in the documentary All In: The Fight For Democracy, examining issues of voter suppression in America. She was also recently awarded the inaugural Social Justice Impact Award from the NAACP Image Awards in 2021.

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 21 at 10 a.m. for Charlotte and 12 p.m. for Durham. Check out the full tour schedule.

September 20, 2021 – The Tobin Center, San Antonio, TX
September 22, 2021 – The Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI
September 23, 2021 – Detroit Opera House, Detroit, MI
October 12, 2021 – Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
October 13, 2021 – Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO
October 25, 2021 – Chevalier Theatre, Medford, MA
October 26, 2021 – Kings Theatre, Brooklyn, NY
November 9, 2021 – Florida Theatre, Jacksonville, FL
November 10, 2021 – Theater at Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX
November 16, 2021 – Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville, TN
November 17, 2021 – Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte, NC
November 18, 2021 – Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham, SC

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